As many Russian words have Bulgarian roots, Russian is the most common language in Europe and Russia. Perhaps a reason for its popularity is that it also derives vocabulary and connotations from the French, English, German, Latin, and Greek languages. It is also one of the official languages of United Nations. After the Soviet Union fell apart, Russian was only the official language of present-day Russia, and other countries that were part of the Union were encouraged to speak their native tongues. Prior to that, all countries that were part of the Soviet Union were required to speak only Russian, though it still remains the official language of Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Belarus. However, Russian is not limited to Europe, as it is the tenth most-spoken language in the United States.
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“This is the third book which I got from the series of the Nitzany Method and it’s perfect for what I need to learn Russian. This book is beneficial for fluency and communications. The technique is very well structured, as well as easy to follow. This book is the next best thing, after, to moving to Russia to learn the language. You will gain the maximum from this book as long as you constantly practice.”– Waseem
“Well done and helpful! I would recommend this book for those traveling abroad to Russia. Best part of all, its size makes it easy to carry around from place to place. Useful for your daily routines, and itineraries in the country. This book aided me in communication, while in Moscow and St Petersburg, quite often, during times of need.”–Nasiya